Valencia College Overview
Valencia College is a public institution situated in Orlando, Florida. Orlando is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
What Is Valencia College Known For?
- The bachelor's degree is the highest award offered at Valencia College.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 31% of the faculty were full-time.
Valencia College Rankings
Out of the 126 colleges in Florida, Valencia College is ranked at #19.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Valencia College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Valencia College.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Valencia College has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Valencia College?
Contact details for Valencia College are given below.
|Address:||1768 Park Center Drive, Orlando, FL 32835|
How Do I Get Into Valencia College?
You can apply to Valencia College online at: https://ssb-01.valenciacollege.edu:9050/pls/PROD/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon
Can I Afford Valencia College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Valencia College, approximately 20% of students took out student loans averaging $4,573 a year. That adds up to $18,292 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Valencia College is 6.8%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Valencia College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 16,689 full-time undergraduates at Valencia College, 44% are male and 56% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Valencia College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||2,246|
|Hispanic or Latino||6,116|
Florida students aren't the only ones who study at Valencia College. At this time, 18 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 119 countries are represented at Valencia College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Brazil, Venezuela, and China.
Online Learning at Valencia College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Valencia College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 2nd most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Valencia College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Valencia College was 10.4%. This is the #1,311 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Valencia College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Valencia College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||7%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||7%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Valencia College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Valencia College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#231|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#231|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Valencia College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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